April 24, 2022 | 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM (PST)
Doors Open at 9:30

Attire: Business Chic

Sierra Lakes Golf Club
16600 Clubhouse Drive
Fontana, CA 92336

Event Overview

This event will recognize and honor the achievements and accomplishments of women who have made significant contributions in their profession, industry or enterprise. Please join us for this exclusive event as we celebrate extraordinary women of diversity who operate at the highest level of excellence in their businesses, careers, communities and organizations. These women lead by example with the spirit of excellence at the forefront of all that they do. Please share with us in honoring these incredible women leaders worthy of recognition.

Who Should Attend

Corporate business leaders, influential community leaders, women business owners (WBEs), MBEs, Veterans. LGBTQ and
entrepreneurs who are looking to support, celebrate and encourage the NOW and NEXT generations of influencers.


Ticket $85
Sponsor a Table $1,500

Benefits of sponsoring a table:
• Table for ten at awards brunch
• Sponsor name and logo prominently displayed on table
• Full page advertisement in program book
• Sponsorship designation with company name/logo listed in program book
• Name and logo displayed on event signage
• Acknowledgement on social media sites
• Name and logo included in WOE advertorial in the summer issue
of Diversity Professional “The Magazine”

2021 Sponsors

2021 WOE Speakers

Mistress of Ceremonies
Anya Nova
CEO & Founder, Alpas Athletix
Keynote Speaker
Tiana Sanchez
CEO & Founder, TSI, LLC
Guest Speaker
Acquanetta Warren
Mayor, City of Fontana, CA

2021 Women of Excellence Honorees

Donna DeBerry
Vice President, Global Inclusion, Seismic
Virginia Gomez
President & CEO, Southern California Minority Supplier Development Council
Jasmin Hall
Director, Inland Empire Utilities Agency
Robin Billups
The Connector, The Billups Group
Drisha Melton
Supplier Diversity & Regulatory Policy, California Public Utilities Commission
Anita Darden Gardyne
President & CEO, Onēva Inc.
Bernita McCann Hightower
President & CEO, Next Generation Fuel, LLC
Samantha Varela
Supplier Diversity Administrator, American Honda Motor., Inc.

Agenda at a Glance


Introductions and Welcome

Keynote Address

Recognition and Presentation of Awards

Grand Finale

Closing Remarks

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